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Gustav Fechner

Gustav Theodor Fechner was a German experimental psychologist, philosopher, and physicist. An early pioneer in experimental psychology and founder of psychophysics, he inspired many 20th-century scientists and philosophers. He is also credited with demonstrating the non-linear relationship between psychological sensation and the physical intensity of a stimulus via the formula: S = K ln ⁡ I ... Read More

BornGustav Theodor Fechner
19 April 1801
Groß Särchen (near Muskau), Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Died18 November 1887 (aged 86)
Leipzig, Saxony, German Empire
NationalityGerman
FieldsExperimental psychology
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